pro pine

propine

[v. proh-peen; n. proh-peen, -pahyn] Scot.
verb (used with object), propined, propining.
1.
to offer as a present.
noun
2.
a present; gift.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English propinen < Middle French propiner to give to drink, drink one's health < Latin propīnāre < Greek propī́nein to drink first, equivalent to pro- pro-2 + pī́nein to drink

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